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vainly

adverb uk   us   /ˈveɪn.li/
unsuccessfully: He tried vainly to make them listen.
Translations of “vainly”
in Korean 자만하여, 헛되이…
in Arabic عَبَثا…
in Portuguese vaidosamente, em vão…
in Catalan vanitosament, en va…
in Japanese うぬぼれて, むなしく…
in Italian vanitosamente, invano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徒勞地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 徒劳地…
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